Even though the price of flatscreen TV technology is becoming less and less expensive every day, televisions remain a popular item to steal among thieves. Not only are they good for watching but they are good for an easy, quick sell. Included on this page are some actions you can take if your TV was stolen.
Report Stolen TV To The Police
How to file a stolen TV police report:
Call the non-emergency phone number or perform an online search for your local police station or law enforcement agency location.
Go to the physical location of police station and request the stolen property department.
Create a stolen TV police report with a theft detective, be sure to give as many details as possible including the serial number, when and how the TV was stolen.
Once you have completed the stolen TV police report, you will be given a copy of the police report and case number, keep this information for follow-up and claiming your stolen TV in the event it's recovered.
A stolen TV police report is a crucial first step, however this report will end up on a private police Intranet, not to be seen by the public. To greatly increase your chance of recoveing your stolen TV, try reporting it online.
Report Stolen TV Online
How to report a stolen TV online:
At the top right hand side of the page, click the 'Register' link
On the Register form, enter your information and click the 'Register' button
Navigate to your email account that you used for registration, locate the verification email and click the link in the email body or copy and paste it in your browser address bar
Upon clicking the link or copying and pasting it, you will be returned to the Stolen Lost & Found Online website, log in with your email and password used when creating your account
Click the 'Report Stolen, Lost or Found Property' link in the main navigation bar
Click the 'Electronics' category
Click the 'Television' sub-category
Select the 'Post as Stolen' check box and fill in as much information and details about the stolen TV as possible, including the serial number, when and how it was stolen.
Once you have completed the form, click 'Submit'
Upon clicking submit, your online stolen TV report is immediately posted and will appear on the search engines within a day. This provides a permanent record of the stolen TV online, making it harder to sell your stolen TV and greatly increasing your chance of recovering your stolen TV long into the future. To increase your chance of recovering your stolen TV even more, you may want to offer a reward.
Search Local Papers For Your Stolen TV
If you TV was stolen, try searching the local classifieds, Penny Saver, Recycler, etc., thieves will sometimes create ads in local papers in an attemt to sell the stolen TV quickly to an unsuspecting buyer.
Search For Your Stolen TV Online
If you have experienced TV theft, browse Internet websites such as Craiglist or Ebay. Many times thieves will post stolen goods on these websites for a quick sell.
Stolen TV Conclusion
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